"With the president being in El Paso, it provides an opportunity to test a message that's very different than President Trump's message", communications consultant Hector Nieto said.
In the interview with Winfrey this week, O'Rourke called Trump's push for the wall a "racist response to a problem we don't have".
El Paso County lawmakers passed a resolution ahead of Trump's visit, saying the city's residents are "disillusioned by [the president's] lies regarding the border and our community".
"Now, with a powerful barrier in place, El Paso is one of our safest cities", Trump said.
El Paso had a murder rate of less than half the national average in 2005, a year before the most recent expansion of its border fence.
"It's a stated fact that the wall has stopped crime, and it has lowered in El Paso", Sid Miller said, adding that an extended border wall is "the most humanitarian" solution to border security.
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Later Saturday, authorities in both states announced compensation of $2,800 each to the relatives of those killed. Illicit liquor is cheap and often spiked with chemicals such as pesticides to increase potency.
The El Paso rally is Trump's first since the November midterm elections and comes at a precarious moment for his presidency.
Trump made the claim last week in his State of the Union Address when he said El Paso "used to have extremely high rates of violent crime - one of the highest in the country, and considered one of our nation's most risky cities".
Trump cited the West Texas city in his State of the Union speech last week, when he spent a large portion of the address reiterating his administration's talking points around immigration. On Tuesday, O'Rourke promised a 2020 decision by the end of the month.
Activists gather at the gate near the border crossing fence at the Tornillo Port of Entry near El Paso, Texas, June 21, 2018, during a protest rally by several American mayors against the administration's family separation policy. "It actually increased 5.5 % from the year before construction of the fence started to the year it was completed".
Former Democratic congressman Beto O'Rourke, a native of El Paso, also contested Trump's statements about the border town after the State of the Union.
The superstar went back on Twitter to later clarify her tweets after one social media user accused her of "shading" Cardi B . She accessorised her look with white gloves which featured long tassels falling from the garments.
Domino's is also running a contest on social media for National Pizza Day 2019, and the victor will get free pizza for a year. Saturday 2.9.19". (That's a serious bargain.) This deal is carry-out only, which may be ideal for a pizza party.
He is now averaging just over seven points and three rebounds per game and can become a free agent after this season. After asking for a trade to seek more playing time , Thon Maker may have found a new home.
The Seattle Times reports storms have delivered more snow to Seattle in the first days of February than it usually gets in a year. Pacific Northwest residents who are more accustomed to rain than snow are digging out from a winter storm and bracing for more.
So now we need only to understand the reasons why at the moment it isn't working. "Now we are playing better at home than away". I will never get excited about that. "I don't know", he said when asked if he was concerned about his job.
For music's night of nights, The Grammys , all eyes were on the big categories to see if there would be any upsets. For her part, Cardi B announced backstage that she would be "sharing" her trophy with Miller.
More than 7,000 people have donated on the fundraising page, with many posting messages of condolence to his family. It led to the discovery of the Piper PA-46 Malibu aircraft and a body, which was formally identified as Sala.
The enclave's health ministry says more than 220 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops at the protests. In the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, meanwhile, thousands of Palestinians attended the funerals of the teenagers.
In the Premier League, Tottenham remain within five points of Liverpool and Manchester City after beating Leicester. Pochettino has claimed that, however the season ends for his Spurs players, in his eyes they are heroes.
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On Sunday night, she - unsurprisingly - made a spectacle of herself when she showed up in yet another eye-roll-inducing outfit. Despite Trump claiming there's a crisis, border crossings on the southern border have been decreasing for years .
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There is also a clear divide along party lines, with 57 percent of Democrats in the state still backing the governor. While all this has been going on, Virginia Gov.
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Carlile is the most nominated woman with six nominations, including bids for song and record of the year with "The Joke". The Grammys have also struggled with gender inequality, an issue that came to its head past year .
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On Jenner's birthday, Kylie shared adorable photos and video of her little girl on Instagram , along with a special message. Travis was all smiles as he danced with his daughter while Pinkfong characters performed the children's song "Baby Shark".